The city will soon begin taking sign-ups for the youth basketball league, which will kick off on Dec. 3 with a free basketball clinic.
The clinic will feature the Gabrielino High School basketball team and is open to all who would like to participate, regardless of whether they play to sign up for the league. The free clinic will take place on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Jefferson Middle School, 1372 E Las Tunas Drive.
Games for the youth basketball league, which includes students from the cities of Arcadia and Rosemead as well as San Gabriel, will begin with the first games on the week of Dec. 12. The league is a chance for children to learn the fundamentals of sports, gain a sense of pride and sportsmanship and enhance their basketball skills.
This program is for boys and girl in grades one through six. All teams in the league are co-ed and are open to all who would like to participate. All practices and home games will be at Jefferson Middle School.
The San Gabriel Youth Basketball League will begin the week of Dec. 12 and run through March 25. Game days, times and the number of games may vary depending on number of teams and gym space. All participants will need to present verification of grade (enrollment verification from your child’s school) when registering.
Registration will be open on Nov. 18 from 5-7 p.m. and on Dec. 2 from 5-7 p.m. at the Community Recreation Center, 250 S Mission Dr. in San Gabriel. The cost is $125 per participant, which includes the league fee and a jersey. There is no guarantee of placement on a team if not registered by December 30, 2016. All special requests will also need to be made at time of registration.
For more information on youth programs, please contact Recreation Supervisor James Lara at 626.308.2875 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate should direct such request to the Community Services Department at 626.308.2875 at least 48 hours before the event, if possible.